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Prestigious Professional Recognition for DkIT Nursing Academics

03 January 2023

Dr Myles Hackett, Head of Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years along with Dr Áine McHugh Lecturer & Programme Director of the BSc (hons) in Mental Health Nursing, both from the Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Early Years, were recently awarded with Fellowships of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery in the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) Dublin.

The Fellowship of the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery in RCSI is awarded to candidates in recognition of outstanding work and exceptional leadership in their profession and is one of the most prestigious professional qualifications to be awarded to nurses and midwives, becoming a Fellow allows you to join an extensive professional network across the world and avail of numerous research and networking event opportunities.

Dr Myles Hackett said

I was honoured to be awarded a Fellowship Ad Eundem from the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, RCSI.  Fellowships recognise professional achievements and the significant contribution the Fellow has made to the professions of nursing and midwifery”

Dr Áine McHugh said

“'the process of preparing for the fellowship exam was a fantastic opportunity to review my career in nursing and reflect on how nursing and nurse education responds dynamically to changes in health care, teaching and learning. The fellowship affords me opportunities in further education, research, and networking nationally and internationally”.  

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